Synonyms for aggressor

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-gres-er
Phonetic Transcription : əˈgrɛs ər

Définition of aggressor

Origin :
  • 1670s, from Latin aggressor, agent noun from aggredi (see aggression).
  • noun attacker
Example sentences :
  • This may lead to a long-shot duel between the aggressor and the aggrieved.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 13, June 25, 1870 » by Various
  • Then haughtily he demanded to know in his turn the name of their aggressor.
  • Extract from : « Captain Blood » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Kenneth parried narrowly, his blade pointing straight at his aggressor.
  • Extract from : « The Tavern Knight » by Rafael Sabatini
  • A hound caught him by the leg; turning, he caught the aggressor by the muzzle.
  • Extract from : « Creatures of the Night » by Alfred W. Rees
  • Three times the aggressor was knocked entirely off his feet.
  • Extract from : « Blazed Trail Stories » by Stewart Edward White
  • I offered to apologize to Mr. Parasyte, but not to Poodles, who was the aggressor in the beginning.
  • Extract from : « Breaking Away » by Oliver Optic
  • This was sure to happen if Britain was, or seemed to be, the aggressor.
  • Extract from : « Impressions of South Africa » by James Bryce
  • In all the troubles of my people, the white man has been the first aggressor.
  • Extract from : « Three Years on the Plains » by Edmund B. Tuttle
  • Then appears Amaury with a false story, making Huon the aggressor.
  • Extract from : « Epic and Romance » by W. P. Ker
  • Woe to him who strikes a Brahmana, more woe to him who flies at his aggressor!
  • Extract from : « The Dhammapada » by Unknown

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